Course Index

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ISC 342 APPLICATION AND INSTRUMENTATION OF COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY

This course focuses on the physical principles and instrumentation of computed tomography equipment.  Historical development, physics, radiation dose, daily operations and data acquisition and manipulations will be discussed.  Image post-processing, image archiving, and artifact identification and sources will be explained as it relates to computed tomography.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential

ISC 340 ADVANCED MAMMOGRAPHY

This course presents the information necessary to the practice of mammography. The course, based on the guidelines of the MQSA and ARRT, will fulfill the didactic component of mammography education. This course includes breast anatomy, physiology and pathology, mammographic equipment and quality assurance, mammographic technique and image evaluation, patient education, mammographic positioning, and interventional procedures. The clinical component of the education is the responsibility of the student.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential

ISC 330 ADVANCED MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

This course is a continuation of ISC 325 Introduction to Magnetic Resonance Imaging.  Students will engage in an in-depth lecture on pulse sequences that are specific to MRI.  MR Flow Phenomena as well as Vascular/Cardiac Imaging will be discussed.  Students will explore functional imaging techniques, and MRI contrast agents and artifacts.  Course content will include anatomy specific imaging, protocols, and pathology relevant to MRI.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ISC 325

ISC 325 INTRODUCTION TO MAGNETIC RESONANCE IMAGING

This course will cover basic principles of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).  Instrumentation, equipment, and MRI safety are topics that will be covered in detail within this course.  Instruction on Image Weighting and Contrast, Encoding and Image Formation, and MRI Parameters and Trade-offs will also be included within the course.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    ARRT(R) candidacy or credential

ISC 320 ADVANCED CROSS-SECTIONAL ANATOMY II

Advanced Sectional Anatomy II will discuss anatomical structures of the neck, head, spine, and thorax as identified and located in multiple imaging planes and modalities.  Characteristic appearances of anatomical structures will be discussed as it applies to Computed Tomography (CT), magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), and Ultrasound images.  Pathology and physiological aspects of major anatomical structures will be addressed and reviewed through identification exercises and assignments when applicable.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    RAD/DMS 262, ARRT(R) candidacy or credential or Instructor Permission

ISC 315 ADVANCED CROSS-SECTIONAL ANATOMY I

Advanced Sectional Anatomy I will discuss anatomical structures of the upper and lower extremities, abdomen, and pelvis located in an array of multiple imaging planes and modalities.  Characteristic appearances of anatomical structures will be discussed as it applies to Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Ultrasound.  Pathology and physiological aspects of major anatomical structures will be addressed and reviewed through identification exercises and assignments when applicable.

  • Credits: 3.0
  • Prerequisites:

    RAD/DMS 262, ARRT(R) candidacy or credential or Instructor Permission

MAP 003 MEDICATION AIDE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM

This 40-hour course provides classroom instruction and lab experience in the role, responsibilities and skills necessary to provide routine medications to clients, with a special emphasis on the aging client. The primary objectives of the course are to: recognize the 10 basic competencies needed in order to safely provide another person with his/her medications in accordance with the Nebraska Medication Aide Act; identify specific drug families, actions, side-effects and use this knowledge to treat or prevent disease; and recognize the responsibility of the medication aide in relation to PRN medication, providing medications by vaginal, rectal, tube or inhaled routes; and providing insulin by injection. Students who successfully complete the course are eligible to take the competency examinations to qualify for placement on the state of Nebraska Medication Aide Registry. After placement on the registry, nursing assistants have the opportunity to work with clients of diverse ages in healthcare facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded, schools, child care settings or even client homes. Admissions criteria and fees are detailed in appropriate sections (Admissions, Fees) of this catalog. Class dates and times are varied. Preregistration, proof of active status on the Nebraska Nurse Aide registry; proof of American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the HealthCare Provider; proof of required immunizations and completed physical; the completed Campus Health service Questionnaire.

  • Credits: 0.0

MAT 260 INTRODUCTION TO STATISTICS

This course is designed to introduce students to the methods used in organizing, summarizing, analyzing and interpreting quantitative information. Emphasis is placed on application of statistical methods and on the interpretation of statistically significant data.

  • Credits: 3.0

MAT 105 COLLEGE ALGEBRA

This course is designed for students who need to review basic college algebra skills. It covers topics including positive and negative real numbers, solving linear equations and their applications, integer exponents, operations with polynomials, factoring, rational expressions, graphing, and equations of lines.

  • Credits: 3.0

MAT 025 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS

This is a developmental course, which can be taken in its entirety or in a modular form. The course covers some of the basic mathematical principles including integers, negative numbers, fractions, decimals, percents and ratios and proportions. MAT 025 is to be taken in the first semester.

  • Credits: 1.0